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Object Name CAP
Catalog Number 0985.09.00027
Date 1864
Description Brown flannel cap with red pinstripes and a brass flower button on the front holding up false neck flaps. The cap is trimmed with a braided thread ribbon, and the lining is a dark, blue cotton.
Dimensions L-6 inches
Owned William H. S. Burgwyn
Owner Regiment A. A. G. Clingman's Brigade
Made Mary Galt
Event Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Provenance Mary Galt made this cap for Capt. W. H. S. Burgwyn, of A. A. G. Clingman's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia while he was at home in Northampton County, North Carolina, recuperating from a wound received at the Battle of Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864.
People Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner
Galt, Mary
Search Terms Overland Campaign
Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Subjects Teenagers
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries